China has a massive food industry and thousands of products we consume on a daily basis are imported from there.
The question is: why we import instead of produce them our-self? The answer is simple: they are very cheap. But, they are also harmful!
Here are the most imported foods from China:
China is a big producer of salt for industrial purposes. There is a chance that we are already consuming this kind of salt, which can lead to risk of heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, and hypertension.
It is well known that China use dangerous pesticides in production of foods. Around 50% of the apple juice in United States were made from apples imported from China.
The water where the fishes are breeding in China is polluted, and also they are feed with chemical processed food. Half of the cod fish used in US is imported from China.
Tilapia is a bottom feeder which mean that it consume all it can find. Consumption of anything raised in polluted water can be dangerous and harmful for our health.
It is well known that chicken produced in China is fed and kept in disastrous conditions. Also, they often has avian flu and other food borne illnesses. However, the sale of Chinese chicken in America was approved in 2013 from the US Department of Agriculture.
It is known that Chinese use harmful pesticides in their food production, such as methyl bromide. 31% of the garlic in U.S. is imported from China, according to the latest research.
China is the world’s largest producer of rice. The fact that they use pesticides in their food production, shows that we should be careful. What is even worst, they also produce artificial rice, which is made of resin and potatoes. Luckily, we have four simple tricks that will show you if the rice you are using is artificial.
Below you can find a video which provides some information about the food production in China: